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Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, he and actress eva mendes tour a sexual abuse victim's center in sierra leone. >> welcome to the rainbow center. really primarily to rape. we provide specialized medical treatment and counseling as well. we've seen over 9,000 survivors in eight years. 52% are between the ages of 12 and 17. you have about 26% that are under 12. >> under 12? 26% are under 12? >> under 12 years old, yes. we see more and more children about 80% of our clientele. we see average between 100 to 200 a month. they are as young as two-and-a-half months old. we have a three-year-old that has just come in for follow-up. >> it's a three-year-old girl. a three-year-old girl who has been raped. she's just come back for follow-up. yeah. you want to come with me? >> what is the story? she was getting sick. they took her into the hospital. that's when it was realized that she has been abused because they have not been to know who it is. >> you can't even fathom like how somebody could even just hurt a child but how they can commit such an an gris he have sexual act against them. >> this is jessica. how you can rap
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
of the world. we welcome you both. nick, we just saw you in that clip from sierra leone. it's just an unimaginable situation. >> but in many ways, judy it's really the face of modern conflict. it's what happens these days in civil wars that militias and warlords don't want to tangle with each other because they might actually get shot. they turn their ak-47s on local women and women's bodies become modern weapons of war. even when the conflict ends the ma lish stop shooting other people but rape including young children continues. we've seen that in place after place after place. >> woodruff: nick, why are women the victims? >> i think because people can get away with it in a sense because they don't fielt back. if you're a former of a militia and you still have your gun or yoyou still have that kind of violent mentality. if you set up a check point on the highway and rob a truck, you'll be caught and executed. that's a priority for the government. if you go around raping young girls that's not a priority for the government and you don't get prosecuted and nothing happens. >> but a
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